So many choices of great events this week, how to choose? We’ve made our picks of worthy opportunities to start an important conversation. But don’t stop with these!
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Wednesday November 19
5:30 pm reception, 6:15 Dinner, 7:10 Talk
(South of 75th St. & Just North of the white river
bridge on Westfield Blvd, east side of street)
6729 Westfield Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Sumit Ganguly holds the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and directs the Center on American and Global Security. He has previously taught at James Madison College of Michigan State University, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and the University of Texas at Austin. His work has been published in Asian Survey, Current History, Foreign Affairs, International Security, Security Studies, the Washington Quarterly and the World Policy Journal. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the American Political Science Review, Asian Survey, Asian Security, Current History, The India Review, International Security, Pacific Affairs and Security Studies and the founding editor of Asian Security and The India Review. Professor Ganguly has been a Fellow and a Guest Scholar the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, a Visiting Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and the Center on International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. He is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of twenty books on South Asia. His most recent books are India Since 1980 (with Rahul Mukherji) published by Cambridge University Press and How Rivalries End (with Karen Rasler and William R. Thompson) published by Columbia University Press. He is currently completing the Oxford Short Introduction to Indian Foreign Policy for Oxford University Press, New Delhi, Deadly Impasse: Indo-Pakistani Relations at the Dawn of New Century for Cambridge University Press and India Ascendent (with William R. Thompson) for Columbia University Press. Professor Ganguly is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (New York) and the International Institute of Strategic Studies (London).
The crisis in the Euro-zone, the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the boom and fragility of Central European economies, the future of Germany … these and other European topics will be discussed this fall.
Learn about Africa, talk about Africa, listen to African music and eat African food. Meet Africans and friends of Africa.
On the IUPUI campus, the McKinney Law School hosts talks by world-renowned legal scholars (many of them McKinney School faculty).
Provocate is hosting the release of a new book by Fran Quigley on September 25 at the Athenaeum. But don’t panic if you miss this talk … Fran is talking several times this fall, and every talk will be worth attending.
The JCC’s 16th annual Ann Katz Festival of Books & Arts is a three-week festival featuring local, national and international authors, filmmakers and performing and fine artists. This year’s Festival of Books is Tuesday, October 28 through Saturday, November 15, 2014.
The Hall is the planning hub for Plan 2020. It’s where ideas connect. The Hall served as the Indianapolis City Hall from 1910 to 1962. In addition to housing Plan 2020, The Hall also provides meeting and gathering space for the public and a gallery of community-based initiatives.
Find out what’s happening in Indy. Every Friday at noon Plan 2020 will host a presentation highlighting community projects and initiatives taking place around Indianapolis. Friday Forums are an opportunity for Plan 2020 to reinforce and highlight what other plans have stated and worked towards. These initiatives will be integrated and vetted during Plan 2020’s planning process to create a comprehensive implementation strategy
To celebrate summer turning into fall, the IMA is taking it outdoors and offering art that goes beyond just the eyes. Sound collages, original music, kinetic sculptures, the smell of the trees and the taste of autumn in the air. And the smell and taste of food trucks. As is always the case, the turning of the seasons with the IMA is an experience that will not be replicated.
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How to get your transformational energies flowing in September? Get ready to be moral on Monday with a movie and a weekend of workshops. Embrace the cause of environmental justice. Fight hunger in Indy and around the world. And that’s just a start.
Like hundreds of groups around the country, the Mid North Shepherds Center runs the Great Decisions series every spring. Eight issues of urgent important for foreign relations. The Mid North Shepherds Center is the only …
Karen K gives 5 reasons you should be at Indy Reads Books for a readers’ performance “Distant Lands,” of her translation of Polish poetry:
- One of the imaginary “poets” will be in swimwear.
- My colleague Ben Van Wyke does a hilarious “Schizus Christus.”
- How many ever met a poet named “Eros XL”?
- It’ll be a lot of fun!
- It will support Indy Reads!
Every year RESULTS (and its partner the RESULTS Educational Fund) organize an International Conference brings together more than 400 grassroots activists from around the world to advance anti-poverty efforts in the U.S. and globally. The conference is an opportunity for activists to hear from world-class speakers, get the most up-to-date legislative and policy information, and hone their advocacy skills in preparation for a day of Capitol Hill and World Bank advocacy.
Kathy Pataluch imagines a world where every person can marry the person they love.
ladimir Putin is on his way to legendary status. The Firebird of Russian Folklore is based both in the cultural and political histories of the Russian Empire throughout its many manifestations over the last 1,000 …
Kathy Pataluch ponders how to use a passionate documentary to reshape public policy concerning homeless individuals in Indianapolis.
Squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh saw tragedy a few days ago when ten residents were burnt alive and shot. The only group in North America working to make sure this never happens again is located in Indianapolis.
Global Indy is an infrastructure encouraging collaboration and enhancing the local impact of international initiatives
Some of the films that have posted recently on GlobalIndy.tv: